Environment

FILE PHOTO: European Council President Charles Michel arrives to attend the U.N. climate change conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday there was “still some political work needed” for the Thursday-Friday summit of European Union leaders to endorse the goal of
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Firefighters in eastern Australia used easing weather conditions on Sunday to bring bushfires under control ahead of forecast of soaring temperatures for next week. A NSW Rural Firefighter establishes a backburn during bushfires in Mangrove Mountain, New South Wales, Australia, December 8, 2019. AAP Image/Jeremy Piper/via REUTERS There were 96 fires burning
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration sees relying more on partial exemptions to ethanol blending requirements as a potential key solution to a debate on U.S. biofuels policy between Big Corn and Big Oil, two key political constituencies in next year’s presidential election, according to three sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: U.S.
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FILE PHOTO: Dredgers work on collecting trash from the Yangtze river in Fengdu county in Chongqing, China, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/David Stanway SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Some Chinese regions near key waterways the Yangtze and Yellow rivers are “seriously lagging” state water quality standards despite big improvements overall this year, the environment ministry said. China divides
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Climate change activist Greta Thunberg arrives aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante LISBON (Reuters) – Climate activist Greta Thunberg was approaching Lisbon aboard a catamaran on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic from New York, Reuters Television footage showed, before her appearance at a summit
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